Larry Hollinger
FUNERAL HOME
Hoover Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. of Hershey
88 Lucy Ave.
Hershey, PA
Larry George Hollinger, 79, of Stone Ridge Retirement Community in Myerstown, formerly of Hershey, entered Heaven on November 24, 2021. He was born January 1, 1942 in Hershey, the son of the late Rufus and Anna (Floyd) Hollinger. His grandson, Matthew Hollinger, preceded him in death. Larry was a member of Spring Creek Church of the Brethren. Larry graduated from Hershey High School in 1959 and served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War Era. He was the Data Processing (IT) Manager for both the Milton Hershey School and for Operating Engineers in San Francisco, CA. He concluded his career in the IT Department for Rite Aid Corporation. Additionally, he worked many years as a Stagehand and Dresser for Hershey Entertainment shows and sporting events. He was a respected PIAA umpire who officiated baseball, football and basketball games. He enjoyed world traveling, having visited all 7 continents and all 50 states and over 100 countries. Larry is survived by his wife, Karen (Olt) Hollinger; a daughter, Sharon (Randy) Martin; a son, Michael Hollinger, 2 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 2PM, in the Hoover Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 88 Lucy Ave., Hershey. The family will begin receiving guests at 1PM. Interment with military honors will be in the Spring Creek Church Cemetery in Hershey, following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial contributions be made to: Samaritan's Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or a charity of your choice. Share condolences at www.hooverfuneralhome.com. www.pennlive.com/obits

Published by Patriot-News from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2021.
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Hoover Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
Route 422 & Lucy Avenue, PO Box 475, Hershey
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Memorial service
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Hoover Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
Route 422 & Lucy Avenue, PO Box 475, Hershey
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Condolences to you Karen and your family.
Charles R Sears II
Other
December 3, 2021
We are so saddened to read this tonight. Our thoughts and prayers are certainly with you and your family. I'm sure Larry will be sorely missed by all who knew him. We certainly made many wonderful memories with you and Larry on the trips we went on with you. Larry was a very nice and funny gentleman. We're so sorry for your loss.
Bonnie and Louy Kuntz
December 1, 2021
Karen, May the Father give you peace that passes all understanding and comfort you during this time. Larry will always be with you in your heart. One day you will be reunited. Take comfort in that. Love you Karen.
Lisa (Hollinger) Thomas
Family
December 1, 2021
My sincere condolences to Larry's wife Karen and to his daughter Sharon and son Mike....I'm sure he will be deeply missed but with many beautiful memories to last you a lifetime. God Bless
Lisa Sovia
Family
December 1, 2021
My sincere condolances to the Hollinger family. I remember Larry from the old Hershey Sports Arena days. If I'm not mistaken, Larry may have been the "Stick Boy" for the Hershey Bears. Also remember Larry's father very well. Good guys. Godspeed Larry.
Chuck Trenn
Other
November 30, 2021
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